Music Theory Products

  • Music—Psychoanalysis—Musicology

    Edited by Samuel Wilson

    There is a growing interest in what psychoanalytic theory brings to studying and researching music. Bringing together established scholars within the field, as well as emerging voices, this collection outlines and advances psychoanalytic approaches to our understanding of a range of musics—from the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge

  • A Practical Guide to Choral Conducting

    By Harold Rosenbaum

    Rooted in the experience of a professional choral conductor, this book provides a guide to practical issues facing conductors of choral ensembles at all levels, from youth choruses to university ensembles, church and community choirs, and professional vocal groups. Paired with the discussion…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • The Praise of Musicke, 1586

    An Edition with Commentary

    By Hyun-Ah Kim

    This volume provides the first printed critical edition of The Praise of Musicke (1586), keeping the original text intact and accompanied by an analytical commentary. Against the Puritan attacks on liturgical music, The Praise of Musicke, the first apologetic treatise on music in English,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge
    Music Theory in Britain, 1500–1700: Critical Editions

  • Music, Modern Culture, and the Critical Ear

    By Nicholas Attfield, Ben Winters

    In his 1985 book The Idea of Music: Schoenberg and Others, Peter Franklin set out a challenge for musicology: namely, how best to talk and write about the music of modern European culture that fell outside of the modernist mainstream typified by Schoenberg, Berg, and Webern? Thirty years on, this…

    Hardback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge

  • Music-Dance: Sound and Motion in Contemporary Discourse

    Edited by Patrizia Veroli, Gianfranco Vinay

    Music-Dance explores the identity of the choreomusical work, its complex authorship, the cognitive processes involved in dance performance and its modes of reception. Scholars of dance and music analyse the ways in which the musical score changes its prescriptive status when becoming part of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge
    Musical Cultures of the Twentieth Century

  • Samuel Beckett, Repetition and Modern Music

    By John McGrath

    Music abounds in twentieth- century Irish literature. Whether it be the "thought-tormented" music of Joyce’s "The Dead", the folk tunes and opera that resound throughout Ulysses, or the four- part threnody in Beckett’s Watt, it is clear that the influence of music on the written word in Ireland is…

    Hardback – 2017-11-23 
    Routledge

  • Historical Interplay in French Music and Culture, 1860–1960

    Edited by Deborah Mawer

    This edited volume of case studies presents a selective history of French music and culture, but one with a dynamic difference. Eschewing a traditional chronological account, the book explores the nature of relationships between one main period, broadly 1860–1960, and its own historical ‘others’,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-16 
    Routledge

  • Live-Electronic Music

    Composition, Performance, Study

    Edited by Friedemann Sallis, Valentina Bertolani, Jan Burle, Laura Zattra

    During the twentieth century, electronic technology enabled the explosive development of new tools for the production, performance, dissemination and conservation of music. The era of the mechanical reproduction of music has, rather ironically, opened up new perspectives, which have contributed to…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Theory and Practice in the Music of the Islamic World

    Essays in Honour of Owen Wright

    Edited by Rachel Harris, Martin Stokes

    This volume of original essays is dedicated to Owen Wright in recognition of his formative contribution to the study of music in the Islamic Middle East. Wright’s work, which comprises, at the time of writing, six field-defining volumes and countless articles, has reconfigured the relationship…

    Hardback – 2017-11-08 
    Routledge
    SOAS Musicology Series

  • Microtonality and the Tuning Systems of Erv Wilson

    By Terumi Narushima

    This book explores the emerging area of microtonality through an examination of the tuning theories of Erv Wilson. It is the first publication to offer a broad discussion of this influential theorist whose innovations have far-reaching ramifications for microtonal tuning systems. This study…

    Hardback – 2017-11-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Music Theory

  • Theory Essentials for Today's Musician

    By Ralph Turek, Daniel McCarthy

    Theory Essentials for Today’s Musician offers a review of music theory that speaks directly and engagingly to modern students. Rooted in the tested pedagogy of Theory for Today’s Musician, the authors have distilled and reorganized the concepts from the thirty-three chapters of their original…

    Paperback – 2017-11-06 
    Routledge

  • Cross-Overs

    Art Into Pop/Pop Into Art

    By John A. Walker

    This book, first published in 1987, was the first major survey of the links between the visual arts and pop music over the last thirty years. It brings to light the ideas, styles and people who have influenced both the look of pop and the shape of art. It examines how pop uses art movements like…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music

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